2019 Luncheon

Please Join Us for a Special Luncheon & Fundraiser to Celebrate
20 Years of Giving and Community Support 

Basketeers Luncheon & Fundraiser

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Event Date: 
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Doors open at 11:00 am

Event Location:
Renaissance by the Creek
3045 Southcreek Rd
Mississauga, ON L4X 2X7 

Program Details:

11:00 am: Silent Auction Preview & Hors d'oeuvres
12:15pm: 4 Course Luncheon 
1:00 pm: Keynote, Samra Zafar, Esteemed Author, "A Good Wife"
1:30pm: Special Presentations
2:30 pm: Book Signing, Samra Zafar

Keynote Speaker:

Samra Zafar is an award-winning international speaker, community leader, scholar, author, and social entrepreneur. After escaping a decade of abuse as a child bride, Samra graduated as a top student at the University of Toronto, receiving several prestigious awards and scholarships. Samra now serves as an alumni governor for the university, while pursuing a successful corporate career. She frequently lectures on gender equality at many prestigious universities, including Yale. Her speaking portfolio includes two TEDx talks, as well as engagements with Amnesty International, ME to WE, Women’s Business Network, and many major corporations, associations, and non-profits across North America and beyond. 

Samra's 2017 TEDx Talk was named an all-time top 10 talk on gender-based violence. In 2017, Samra penned an article about her personal journey for Toronto Life which became the most-read article in Canada that year and earned a nomination for the National Magazine Awards. Samra’s work has been featured in prominent media, including CTV, CBC, Global News, Yahoo, and many others. Samra’s book, A Good Wife, was published by HarperCollins this spring and became a national bestseller. https://www.samrazafar.com/

Special Book Pre-Order Offer

Keynote speaker Samra Zafar will be signing books after the luncheon. Bring your copy to sign, or a limited number of copies will be available through the Basketeers for purchase after the Luncheon. Please email to reserve your copy.  

Ticket options listed below:

Individual Guest: $60

Reserved Table for 8: $480 (To register for a table, purchase 8 tickets at once)

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For additional information about the Luncheon & Fundraiser,
to donate an item for the silent auction, or 
to volunteer, please email